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Oct 3, 2014 9:52 am

Lauzon replaces Parke, meets Sanchez at UFC 180

Joe Lauzon has replaced the injured Norman Parke, and will now meet Diego Sanchez at November’s UFC 180 event in Mexico City. UFC officials confirmed the news earlier today. Joe Lauzon (24-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) was most recently seen in action at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut, where he scored a...

Oct 2, 2014 12:40 pm

Ouch! UFC 177 PPV buys estimated at 125,000

It appears that the UFC can bank on 125,000 buys no matter how bad of a pay-per-view fight card they put together. August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento was an absolute disaster from a promotional standpoint, but was still able to generate the aforementioned 125,000 PPV buys according to estimates. The event was originally scheduled...

Oct 2, 2014 4:45 am

Pettis Promising 1st Round KO Of Melendez

“The fans can expect me finishing this fight in the first round. I’ve been out for a year and I’m excited to be back. I’m healthy, ready to fight and, unfortunately, Melendez will be my first opponent after my return. I say unfortunately because I’m sure that I won’t need more than one round. I...

Sep 30, 2014 5:01 am

Neil Seery Set To Fight Richie Vaculik At FN 55

Neil Seery is set to return to the Octagon for his third bout with the UFC, against Richie Vaculik at UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney Australia on November 8th. Seery stepped into the bout for Ray Borg, who was injured and forced to withdraw from the bout. Seery is coming off a unanimous decision...


Sep 27, 2014 8:59 am

Cavalcante Out Of FN 56, OSP Gets New Opponent

Rafael Cavalcante is officially out of his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against Ovince Saint Preux. The UFC announced that Francimar Barroso would be replacing Cavalcante, who is injured. No word on the severity of Cavalcante’s injury, or what the injury is. OSP was climbing the light heavyweight rankings, and was on a tear, going...

Sep 26, 2014 10:33 am

Belfort Slams Weidman Over Injury, Accuses Champ Of Faking It

Vitor Belfort was slated to fight Chris Weidman on December 6th at UFC 181 in a long awaited matchup for the UFC middleweight title, however earlier this month news broke that Weidman had suffered a hairline fracture in his hand, and as a result, the bout was postponed until February of 2015. ‘The Phenom’ doesn’t...

Sep 25, 2014 11:04 am

Dos Anjos Wants Title Shot After Nate Diaz KO

“I was a little surprised (when they offer me the Diaz fight). But the title fight is already scheduled, Khabib (Nurmagomedov) is injured, (Donald) Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are set to fight. Everybody is scheduled to fight, so Nate Diaz is back. He’s a tough fighter who fought for the title already, and he has...

Sep 23, 2014 1:56 pm

Bobby Green Engages In Twitter Beef With Russian Lightweights

Bobby Green took a page out of Benson Henderson’s book recently when he got his two lightweight peers from Russian mixed up. A slew on insults followed. Check it: @RustamTheTiger @ufc @arielhelwani @danawhite Wow thought u were on the injured list lol anytime u that bro it's nothing — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen) September 23,...

Sep 22, 2014 5:22 pm

Douglas Lima Out For The Rest Of 2014

Bellator’s welterweight champion Douglas Lima is out for the rest of 2014 according to the fighter. Lima stated that he injured his ribs, and as a result won’t be able to train for 6-weeks, not giving him enough time to train for a fight by the end of 2014. He spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about...

Sep 22, 2014 12:34 pm

Urijah Faber: “Of Course I Still Want To Fight Dominick”

This Saturday, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be returning to the Octagon after a three year long absence. The UFC Cruz is returning to is nothing like the one he left. Since his absence, in the bantamweiht division alone, Renan Barao became champion, defended his belt 3 times, and then lost to TJ...

Sep 21, 2014 3:21 pm

Overeem On Injuring Jones “I Felt Terrible”

Alistair Overeem has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism lately after it was revealed that he injured Jon Jones while Jones was preparing for his UFC 178 fight against Daniel Cormier. The two men were sparring, and Jones ended up getting injured and tearing his meniscus. Anthony Johnson was the first fighter...

Sep 17, 2014 4:41 pm

NAC To Address Jones-Cormier Brawl At Hearing Next Tuesday

Last month when Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier took the stage to have a staredown for the first time, a fight ensued. The brawl saw Jones throw UFC exec Dave Sholler aside before engaging Cormier in a brawl that ended with Jones on top, throwing punches at Cormier. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight, that...

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 15, 2014 11:28 am

Gustafsson Wants Fight With Anthony Johnson In January

Fight fans may get the chance to see the highly anticipated light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Rumble Johnson sooner rather than later. After initially stating that he had no desire to fight Anthony Johnson, and that he would rather wait for a title shot against the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel...

Sep 9, 2014 7:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Hey Gustafsson, You’re Not The Head Honcho!’

“I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight. With him not responding, it just pretty much pissed me off. “Gus gave Jon (Jones) a run for his money, the toughest fight Jon has ever had. Everybody either has a fight lined up or they’re injured, and the only people in the top-five...

Sep 9, 2014 5:01 am

Rob Font Replaces Aljamain Sterling At UFC Fight Night 54

Rob Font is stepping in for an injured Aljamain Sterling at UFC Fight Night 54 against Mitch Gagnon. Rob Font is coming off a KO over George Roop in his UFC debut earlier this summer. The win extended Font’s win streak to 10, something he will be looking to build on in his fight against...

Aug 28, 2014 4:05 pm

Holloway in For TKZ, Faces Corassani In Sweden

Hawaii’s own, Max “Blessed” Holloway is stepping up, and filling the UFC Fight Night 53 void left by the injured, Korean Zombie. UFC officials announced the new booking this afternoon. UFC fight Night 53 goes down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 4. The booking is a short turnaround for Holloway, who...

Aug 28, 2014 1:45 pm

Bobby Green Upset Over What He Feels Is Misrepresentation Of His Statements

Top UFC lightweight “Bobby “King” Green is visibly frustrated over headlines he feels are unfair. While appearing on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour” the fighter made his case for a fight against Donald Cerrone. But the fallout has him halting all interviews and social media activity, because he believes his statements were taken out...

Aug 27, 2014 8:27 pm

Nevada Attorney General Requests NSAC Deny Wanderlei’s Motion To Dismiss

The Nevada Attorney General is requesting that the Nevada State Athletic Commission deny Wanderlei Silva’s motion to dismiss his disciplinary action. For those who are unfamiliar with the situation, Silva purposely ran from a drug test that was required by the commission. As a result he was suspended pending his hearing, during which he said...

Aug 26, 2014 1:02 pm

Arlovski-Overeem Squash Beef, Post This Selfie As Proof

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has found himself under the microscope, as of late, for hurting his training partners. Something Andrei Arlovski said he’s personally been a victim of. The two UFC heavyweights seemed to be at odds after a training session ended in a hurt Andrei, but things have changed. Check it: Watching @UFC with...

Aug 26, 2014 11:46 am

Woodley Wants “The Immortal” One In Next Octagon Tilt

“A fight against Matt Brown seems most interesting. Fans want it. He has a ton of heart and is tough as nails. Really looking at the landscape of the division, this fight stood out first. Granted it’s one of the toughest fights, but it’s a good match-up, people love him, he was a fight away...

Aug 21, 2014 2:07 pm

QUICK TWITT | Cerrone Defends Overeem – ‘He’s a great teammate’

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is tired of his teammate, Alistair Overeem, getting criticized for hurting training partners. The Reem hurt Jon Jones in a training accident, and ever since, has been accused of hurting sparring partners on purpose. But Cerrone says no. Check it: I dont understand why you'll want to talk shit about @Alistairovereem Dude...

Aug 20, 2014 4:04 pm

White Loves Super Fights, But Thinks GSP vs. Jones Is A “Stupid Fight”

“You know, we’ve talked about super fights in the past, and they for one reason or another didn’t happen. And when we talk super fights, let’s talk about what ‘super fight’ means. If you have Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva – if you have Anderson Silva vs. the Jon Jones, the guys who have held...

Aug 19, 2014 8:39 am

Ryan Bader Fought OSP With Recently Healed Broken Hand

In a main event that was criticized by many, including 205 pound kingpin Jon Jones, Ryan Bader defeated Ovince Saint Preux to a lackluster decision. Bader spoke to ArizonaSports.com about fighting OSP with a recently healed broken hand saying: “[The broken hand] does mess with you in camp,” said Bader to José Youngs for ArizonaSports.com....

Aug 15, 2014 2:38 pm

Green Blasts Cerrone: ‘You thought Diaz was bad? I’m gonna beat your a$$’

Yesterday the UFC announced some reshuffling of fights, and fight-cards, to help compensate for the Jones vs. D.C. injury void. Part of that reshuffling was a newly worked lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Bobby Green. The two lightweight standouts are fighting for a right to contend for the title, and Green took no time...

Aug 15, 2014 10:00 am

White Not Interested In Having Gustafsson Wait

The very moment that it was announced that Jon Jones was withdrawing from UFC 178 due to an injury, Alexander Gustafsson jumped in, telling the world that he was here and ready to take his rightful place against Jones in January. “I just heard the news that Jones is injured and the fight is rescheduled...

Aug 13, 2014 5:05 am

Swanson Wants Edgar Fight On FOX

Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar don’t want to sit and wait for Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo to fight for them to know who will be the #1 contender. They want to find out themselves by having an elimination match for the spot. Swanson spoke on The MMA Hour: “I’m not going to beg anyone...